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* Mactac is partnering with Armor, a manufacturer of thermal transfer ribbons, to enhance Mactac's existing portfolio of Underwriters Laboratories (UL) approved durable films with thermal transfer ribbons.

The partnership includes the addition of Armor's AXR 7+ thermal transfer ribbon to Mactac's MH26726 UL file for printing materials in the United States (PGJI2) and Canada (PGJI8).

By selecting the approved Mactac/Armor combinations, printers and converters can ensure label suitability and compliance with ANSI/UL 969 testing standards for displaying required safety information on UL-certified products. Additionally, no further label testing is needed.

"We are excited to partner with Armor to deliver our customers an extensive portfolio of recognized film/thermal transfer solutions for durable goods labeling," says Kim Hensley, marketing manager, Mactac Performance Adhesives. "As one of the first to introduce thermal transfer technology, Armor has a long history of pioneering the printing inks business. Through this partnership, we are confident our customers will appreciate the high-quality results achieved when pairing Mactac Durable Films with Armor thermal transfer ribbons."

Mactac Durable Films are high-performance adhesive labels designed specifically to resist the extreme hot and cold temperatures, moisture, UV light and chemical exposure often found in durable goods labeling applications. They feature a 50# Super Calendared Kraft (SCK) liner and Mactac s MP690 high-performance, high-tack permanent...

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